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DD-427 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1939-Launch Date: 14 DEC 1939
SEP1940-Commissioned: 6 SEP 1940
FEB1947-Decommissioned: 6 FEB 1947

DD-427 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: Hilary P. Jones

Complement: 276 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 348 feet 2 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 36 Knots

Final Disposition: Broken up for scrap 1974